DC Comics has announced plans to raise the price on nearly all of its mainstream superhero titles to $4 an issue. They’re also dropping free digital copy codes from standard-priced books.
A look at the top comic sales for October 2016, including “The Walking Dead,” Marvel’s “Champions,” and Rene Telgemeier’s “Ghost.”
A look at what’s coming out from DC Comics for January 2017, including: the start of the Wonder Woman ’77/Batman ’66 crossover; a Batgirl 50th anniversary hardcover volume; and Scooby-Doo meeting Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles.
DC continues its dominance of the comic shop market in September 2016, thanks to its latest reboot, plus perennial best-seller “Batman.” Elsewhere, John Lewis’ “March” graphic novels continue to do well.
DC’s “Rebirth” once again dominated comic sales in August. Leading the pack as the top-selling book this month is “Harley Quinn” #1, while “Darth Vader, vol. 3” tops the trade paperback/graphic novel chart.
For the first time since October 2013 (according to Comichron), DC’s lead in comic sales over Marvel, thanks to their latest reboot/revamp, “Rebirth.” The top selling comic this month was “Justice League” #1.
Marvel as usual leads in comics sales for June 2016, thanks to sales of its “Civil War II” crossover, as well as the usual “Star Wars” books. DC’s sales are better than average this month, thanks to its “Rebirth” reboot.
A look at what’s coming out from DC Comics for September 2016, including “Astro CIty,” “Bombshells,” and “Scooby-Doo Team-Up.” Also, a shift in how I make these comic recommendations, including avoiding expensive single issues and most current DCU-set material.
It’s rebooting time again at DC Comics, with “DC Universe: Rebirth” #1 as the top-selling comic for May 2016. A few of DC’s final pre-Rebirth books are also in the top 10.
However, not to be outdone, Marvel’s “Civil War II” #0 came in second place. Also appearing in the top 10 is the now-controversial “Captain America: Steve Rogers” #1 comic.
A look at what’s coming out from DC Comics for August 2016, including “Superwoman” and an Aquaman 75th anniversary omnibus. Also, the end (for now) of the digital-first “The Legend of Wonder Woman” miniseries.